I’ll lay it right out there: I have a very casual, armchair knowledge of philosophy. I got an A in my introduction to philosophy class, though, but it’s also the last philosophy class I took. I do like reading Wikipedia pages on philosophy and philosophers, though.
Black Mirror is really very good, I agree. It’s like The Twilight Zone but specifically about technology.
One of the sad realities of growing up in the U.S. is that Shakespeare becomes a somewhat reviled figure in adolescence. “What’s this guy talking about?” every high schooler has asked in disgust.
We’re all trying to beat our reading record from last year, and the best way to do that is to adopt some good reading habits. Maybe you invest in a nice reading lamp. Maybe you just bumped up your supply of bookmarks.
Ursula K. Le Guin is our resident dragon expert. Her series, The Earthsea Cycle, features some of the most elegantly written fantasy ever. Le Guin’s world is fully realized and her spin on dragons and magic is, I’m 100% serious here, groundbreaking.
If you’re like me, you heard about Elf on the Shelf two weeks ago from your co-worker who was very enthusiastic about the game. If you’re not like me, you are very happy.
Outlander is low-key one of the hottest literary properties out there. Mixing romance, historical fiction, and science fiction, Diana Gabaldon’s book series has inspired Ronald D.
Ralph Waldo Emerson? He's a transcendentalist. It’s a big word, I admit it. But don’t get lost in the ins and outs of that confusingly gargantuan word. It’s circuitous, it’s elongated. But it means that people and nature are good. If people are good, then the words they create are good.